Arkema Opens China R&D Center | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 43 | p. 17 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 28, 2013

Arkema Opens China R&D Center

Department: Business
Keywords: China, paint, France, polymer, additives, Shanghai
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A researcher tries out Arkema’s new facility in Changshu.
Credit: Arkema
A woman in PPR works in a lab.
 
A researcher tries out Arkema’s new facility in Changshu.
Credit: Arkema

Arkema has opened an R&D center in Changshu, China, an industrial city 50 miles northwest of Shanghai. The company’s 10th R&D unit worldwide and its first in China, the facility will focus on battery materials, membranes, coatings, and thermoplastics. It will also include a process development center and training facilities. Arkema already operates plants in Changshu making fluorochemicals, specialty polymers, organic peroxides, and rheology modifiers.

 
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